…Voldermort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody (a quickie review)

Genuinely funny, enjoyable and adorable, if you can ignore the straying from Potter canon. Last night my cousin took me to the King’s Head Theatre in Islington for a surprise birthday treat – Voldermort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody, which had gotten great reviews at the fringe. And of course, she had booked seats […]

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…Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Bridge (Theatre Review)

I’ve seen my fair bit of Shakespeare, including three previous versions of a Midsummer Night’s Dream, but nothing has come close to being as spectacular, as immersive and as fun. I’m not going to give a detailed plot of the play, I could not to it justice. Only to say, for those in total ignorance […]

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…RENT on Stage (Theatre Review)

I disliked Roger’s hair, and that’s the worst thing I have to say about this performance. In other words, wow. Plot A group of friends are living in New York at the end of the 1990s. Half of the group are suffering from HIV/AIDS. Mark, who isn’t inflected with the virus, a film maker (and […]

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Matilda: The Musical

What: Matilda (based on the book by Roald Dahl): The Musical (Music and Lyrics by Tim Minchin) When: 7.30, January 3rd 2013 Where: Cambridge Theatre, London For those of you who are familiar with Tim Minchin’s comedic work, you will recognise his style all over Matilda; and for those of you who are aware of […]

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